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Vulnérable

Can This Marriage Be Saved?

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 04.15.2015 | Weddings
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Strengthening the shared commitment and practicing mutual generosity, compassion, honesty, kindness, and respect are all ways of maximizing the likelihood of not only staying together, but of experiencing greater fulfillment over time.

Vulnerability and the Art of Family Maintenance

Joan Moran | Posted 03.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Joan Moran

In a profound sense, vulnerability is the path to self-reflection. It is at the moment you become emotionally honest that you are more conscious of listening and understanding. Once your suit of armor has been removed, you can bring choice, strength and opportunity to the stressors in life. So take a leap of faith and embrace the positive aspects of learning to be vulnerable.

Are You Concerned You May Be Developing Alzheimer's?

Marie Marley | Posted 01.23.2015 | Fifty
Marie Marley

Two groups of people are especially vulnerable to the fear they are getting dementia - those who have a loved one with dementia and those who work with dementia patients, say at a nursing home or assisted living memory care unit.

That Cat Call Video (#Analysis & #Video #Response)

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 12.30.2014 | New York
Jon Hotchkiss

By now everyone has seen that cat calling video, right? The one with the young woman in New York City who gets cat called about 100 times over the course of 10 hours while walking alone through various parts of New York City.

Prepare to be Uncomfortable

Samantha Bennett | Posted 11.22.2014 | Arts
Samantha Bennett

Recently a client asked me how to tell the difference between the natural anxiety a person has when they're moving forward into something new and the gut instinct that something is truly wrong for them.

The Pedestal

Jeff Hay | Posted 10.07.2014 | Parents
Jeff Hay

While some parents look forward to their child's graduation or wedding day, I think I am now looking forward to the day my kids discover I am human. What a relief that day will be!!

Purpose Can Be Something New

Ari Andersen | Posted 08.25.2014 | Impact
Ari Andersen

It wasn't until this week though, when I read a particular letter, that the reality of what going this deep with one another on a large scale could look like. And feel like.

Life's Easy... It's Dealing With Ourselves That's Hard

Mike Robbins | Posted 07.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

Ownership is about taking full responsibility for our lives and for what shows up around us. We always have a choice about how we relate to what's going on and how we interpret the things happening around us and even within us.

The War Against Health Inequity

Jennifer Kamara | Posted 05.25.2014 | Impact
Jennifer Kamara

I have seen, first-hand the potential that is unleashed in an individual with a renewed sense of health and hope.

Missing in Action: Mental Health Community Fails Fraud Victims

Bradley Foster | Posted 04.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Bradley Foster

Major fraud cases grab the headlines for a few days or weeks, then forgotten until the next one comes along. We never have to wait long. Media typical...

Want to Be Sexier? Show Your Vulnerability More!

Sophie Keller | Posted 04.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Sophie Keller

You can be internally strong and authentically sensitive at the same time. In fact, that's a beautiful balance. My strength definitely stems from my deep vulnerability. And my sensitivity is the essence of who I am.

10 Qualities of a Good Lover

Judith Orloff MD | Posted 03.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Judith Orloff MD

In my book, The Ecstasy of Surrender, I discuss how to manifest your full sexual power, even if you are out of touch with it now. First, you must lear...

A Rabbinic Riff on Capitalism (Sparked By the Magnificent Philanthropy of J.K. Rowling)

Rabbi Menachem Creditor | Posted 03.02.2014 | Money
Rabbi Menachem Creditor

JK Rowling has given away about 160 million dollars. That's a lot of good being done by one very good, talented and successful person. You might, th...

True Love Isn't for Sissies

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 12.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Conscious loving requires us to come out from behind the security of our manufactured image and expose ourselves to the threat of emotional pain that we desperately wish to avoid.

America Shut Down

Kristin Wartman | Posted 12.07.2013 | Politics
Kristin Wartman

I took this photo outside Prospect Park in Brooklyn Friday morning. It seems especially apropos as the government shutdown will greatly affect our ...

Three Steps to Better Mental Health

Jennifer Nagy | Posted 11.25.2013 | Divorce
Jennifer Nagy

One of the hardest parts about divorce is picking up the pieces after it's all over. Even the friendliest divorce (like mine) leaves you with all sorts of lingering issues related to relationships, love and commitment.

WATCH: The One Thing More Terrifying Than Being Vulnerable

OWN | Posted 10.02.2013 | OWN

Shame and vulnerability researcher Dr. Brené Brown says we all have a choice in life whether to put our true selves out there or hide behind our fear...

WATCH: Why Vulnerability Is Your Greatest Strength

OWN | Posted 09.12.2013 | OWN

Like many others, Dr. Brené Brown says she was raised to believe that vulnerability was a weakness. But she learned that you can't have true courage ...

Relationship Is the Currency of Leadership

Omega Institute | Posted 10.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Omega Institute

"The bottom line is that vulnerability is scary and it feels really dangerous, but it's not nearly as dangerous or scary as spending your life on the outside looking in and wondering, 'What if I had chosen to show up?'"

Living in a World of Needing Help

Teri McCowan | Posted 09.15.2013 | Divorce
Teri McCowan

I was literally stuck in a foyer between two entry doors at my orthopedic surgeon's office. With one casted foot held up, I half stood, pouring sweat...

The 7 Most Vulnerable Moments In Any Man's Life

Posted 03.16.2015 | OWN

Finally: a guy who has the courage to explain vulnerability to us. (And his astonishing novel The World Without You is out in paperback now.) By Jo...

If LA Shall Appear Great to You, Consider Then Passing CCFO

Edward Headington | Posted 04.13.2013 | Los Angeles
Edward Headington

There are still glories ahead for our City of Angels but only if men and women purchase them through thoughtful policymaking.

3 Myths About Vulnerability

PsychCentral.com | Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. | Posted 09.04.2012 | Healthy Living

Vulnerability is scary. But it’s also a powerful and authentic way to live. According to author Brené Brown, Ph.D, LMSW, in her latest book "Daring...

Republican Budget Is an Immoral Document

Jim Wallis | Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics
Jim Wallis

I certainly don't believe that all our Republican lawmakers came to Washington to hurt poor people, but it's time for some of them to challenge the dominant forces in their party and face the consequences of such indefensible choices.

Tackling Shame: 'Shame's Primary Power Is to Make Us Afraid of Being Vulnerable' -- Part II

George Molho | Posted 09.01.2012 | Healthy Living
George Molho

"Shame breeds contempt; vulnerability gives birth to freedom. Freedom is the wellspring of love." In part one, we delved into one of the specific exp...